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SAEM20 Presentation Titles

Presenting Authors

A New Trauma Protocol for Assessing Geriatric Patients in the Emergency DepartmentBen Travers, BS
Ali Beydoun, BS
Patrick Karabon, MS
Shanna Jones, MD
Michael Opsommer, MD
Aveh Bastani, MD
David Donaldson, DO
Impact of a Femoral Nerve Block Guideline for Hip Fractures in a Community Emergency DepartmentNicholas Herrman, MD
Allen Majkzark, MD
Nicole Seleno, MD
High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and ED Length of Stay: A Before and After StudyRobert Dang, BS
Bryn E. Mumma, MD, MAS
Erika J. Adams
Nam Tran, PhD
Ezra Amsterdam, MD
Daniel J. Trancredit, PhD
Clinical Pathway Using Dalbavancin Associated with Reduced Hospitalizations for Patients with Skin InfectionsDavid A. Talan, MD
William R. Mower, MD, PhD
Frank A. Lovecchio, DO
Richard E. Rothman, MD, PhD
Mark T. Steele, MD
Katelyn Keyloun, PharmD, MS
Patrick Gillard, PharmD, MS
Ronald Copp, MPH
Gregory J. Moran, MD
Utility of Electronic and Provider-Initiated Alerts in Diagnosis of Sepsis in the Emergency DepartmentTien Comlekoglu
Jaihoon Nawzadi
George Glass, MD
Thomas B. Hartka
The Impact of an Emergency Physician Lead on Operational EfficiencyZoe Polsky
Luke Green-Harrison Eddy Lang, MD Tak S. Fung, MD Catherine Patocka, MD
High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and ED Length of Stay, Admission Rate, and MI DiagnosesJames S. Ford, MD
Ernestine Chaco, MS, JD
Daniel J. Tancredi, PhD
Bryn E. Mumma, MD, MAS
Comparison of Emergency Department Throughput with Standard In-Person Triage vs Telehealth TriageSara Baker, MD
Joshua Briscoe, MD
Anna V. Menis, MS
Thomas Maroney, MBA, PhD
Johnathan Kennedy, MD
Linda Papa, MD, MSc
Exhaled ETCO2 Measured By Capnography At Triage is Associated With SI In Patients Presenting to EDJay Ladde, MD
George Gulenay, MD
Linda Papa, MD
Universal Screening for Hepatitis C Virus in the Emergency Department Using a Best Practice AlertJames S. Ford, MD
Tasleem Chechi, MPH
Kavian Toosi, MD
Michella Otmar, MSN, FNP, MPH
Nam Tran, PhD
Larissa May, MD, MSPH, MSHS
Systematic Screening for Chronic HCV Between Ambulatory and Emergency Department SettingsJames S. Ford, MD
Rebecca Hluhanich, PharmD
Tasleem Chechi, MPH
Krystal Sweat
Souvik Sarkar, MD, PhD
Nam Tran, PhD
Larissa May, MD, MSPH, MSHS
Academic Emergency Medicine's Guidelines for Reasonable & Appropriate Care in Emergency Medicine (GRACE)Fernanda Bellolio, MD, MSc
Suneel Upadhye, MD, MSc
Christopher R. Carpenter, MD, MSc
EPIC Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workflow SolutionKatie Rong, MD
Brian Kohen, MD
Michael Joseph, MD
Robert Fuller, MD, FACEP;
Meghan Herbst, MD, FACEP
Doomed Peripheral Intravenous Catheters: Bad Outcomes are Similar for ED and IP CathetersShawn Kache, MD
Influence of Emergency Department Daily Volume on Utilization of Computed Tomography ScansKatherine Lang, DO
Victoria Levy
David Levy, DO
HEART Pathway Implementation Safely Reduces Hospitalizations 1 Year in the Patients w/ Acute Chest PainEvan McMurray, BS
Beyond Parental Leave - Residency Scheduling for New ParentsKimberly Chernoby, MD, JD
Katie Pettit, MD
Jaclyn Jansen, MD, MS
Julie Welch, MD
Inderterminate Ultrasound in Pediatric Appendicitis is Prevalent, Poorly Documented, and Predicts Additional ImagingMaura E. Olcese, MD, MPH
Andrew C. Saxon, MD
Dana R. Sax, MD
David R. Vinson, MD
Edward J. Durant MD
Douglas A. Stram, MS
Dustin W. Ballard, MD, MBE
Analysis of a Quality Improvement Project for Atrial Fibrillation in the Emergency DepartmentRichard Moschella
Christopher DiTullo
Danielle Olivier
Melissa Goulding
Ivan Zvonar
Alexander Cardeiro
David McManus
Chad Darling
A Practical Alternative to the "Wellness" Curriculum: Building a Second Victim Support NetworkAaron Kraut, MD
Christopher Vandivort, MD
Alicia Pilarski
Brian Sharp, MD
Jessica Edgecomb, MD
Diagnostic Yield of Non-Invasive Cardiac Monitoring Placed in the EDColin Gershon, NP, MPH
Andrew Moore, MD
Andrew Hamilton, MS, MLS
Amber Lin, MS
The Impact of an Emergency Physician Lead on Operational EfficiencyZoe Polsky
Luke Green-Harrison
Dr. Eddy Lang
Dr. Tak S. Fung
Dr. Catherine Patocka
Ed delta-qSOFA scores more predictive than single qSOFA scores for Sepsis, ICU Admission & MortalityN Levin
D Horton
K Graves
M Sanford
JE Tonna
Capitalizing on Community Sites: Creating Synergy Between Education, Finances, and RecruitingChristopher Goode, MD
Christopher Kiefer, MD
Thomas Marshall, MD
Erica Shaver, MD
Reduction in 30 Day Emergency Department Readmissions Using a Hospitalist-Led TeamAdam Berman, MD
Frederick Davis, DO
Nancy Kwon, MD
Courtney Kluger, MD
Karie Runcie, MD
Sean LaVine MD
Kerry Lin MS
Post-Admission Emergency Department Length of Stay is Associated with Increased Hospitalization CostChristina Baloescu, MD
Jeremiah Kinsman, MPH
Shashank Ravi, MD, MBA
Vivek Parwani, MD, MHA
Rohit Sangal, MD
Andrew Ulrich, MD
Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS
A systematic review of automated sepsis alerts in the Emergency DepartmentMatthew I. Hwang
Emilie S. Powell, MD, MS, MBA
William Bond, MD, MS
Patients Leaving Without Being Seen (LWBS) from the Emergency Department: A Prediction Model using machine learning on a Nationwide DatabaseMack Sheraton, MD, MHA
Christopher Gooch, DO
Rahul Kashyap, MBBS
The Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (GEAR) Cognitive Impairment PrioritizationChristopher Carpenter, MD
Overcrowding is Associated With Left Without Being Seen Rate in the Pediatric ED SettingJullian Gorski, MD
Holly Usiak, MHS
Tyler Arnold, MD
Cory Showalter, MD
Emergency Department SBIRT Improves Identification of At-Risk PatientsMargaret Carlson, MPH
Electronic Chart Assignment’s Impact on Emergency Department Operational MetricsAndrew Schwartz, MD, MS
Impact of Rapid Molecular Flu Test on Emergency Department Length of StayShivam Vedak, MD, MBA
Kamel Azhar, MD
David Chestek, DO
Adam Rodos, MD
Amit Arwindekar, MD, MBA
Feasibility and Impact of Implementing Buprenorphine Initiation Programs in Three Heterogenous Rural and Urban EDsRyan McCormack
John Rotrosen
Gail D'Onofrio
Phoebe Gauthier
Lisa Marsch
Abigail Matthews
Caroline Mulatya
E. Jennifer Edelman
Sarah Farkas
David Fiellin
William Goodman
Kristen Huntley
Randolph Knight
David Liu
Sarah Meyers-Ohki
Patricia Novo
Soo-Min Shin
Stephen Wall
Kathryn Hawk
Children and Restraint Study in Emergency Ambulance Transport (CARSEAT)Sara Till, MS NREMT
Nicholas Lang, EMT
Nicholas C. Cochran-Caggiano, MS, NREMT
Christian Holt, MS, JD NR-P
Mary Clare Crochiere, EMT
Amshar Atta, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Claudwardyne Thevenin, DO
Michael W. Dailey, MD
Evaluation of Time to a Administration of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate Following Implementation of a Dosing PilotCassandra Doyno, PharmD, BCPS
The Impact of Real Time Second Level Physician Triage at a Nurse Advice Call CenterMorgan Eutermoser, MD
Stephanie Gravitz, MPH
Alicia Cupelo, MSW, CCRP
Carol Lyle, PAC, MPH
Dumpster Diving in a Emergency Department: Quantities and Characteristics of ED WasteSarah Hsu
Cassandra Thiel, PhD
Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH
Jonathan E. Slutzman, MD
False Positive or Acute Seroconversion? Examination of Patterns of Equivocal HIV Screening in the EDJason W. Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP
Heather Henderson, MA
Kaitlyn Pereira
A Machine Learning Approach to Optimize the Accuracy of Serial Troponin MeasurementsFarhan Chaudhry
Kipp Johnson
Craig Tschautscher
Fayzan F. Chaudhry
Brandon L. Foster
Nikki Taylor
Isaac Y. Kim
Katanya C. Alaga
Lydia Ross
Jacob Wilson
Eric M. Blake
Allie J. Brodsky
Ellen E. Kjoller
Noreen F. Rossi
Phillip D. Levy
Vijaya A. Kumar
Hospital Occupancy and Emergency Department Care IntensityShin-Chuan Chou, MD, MPH
Cindy Y. Chang, MD, MPH
Olesya Baker, PhD
Scott G. Weiner, MD, MPH
Exploring the Relationship Between Emergency Department Crowding and Medical ErrorsNathan R. Hoot, MD, PhD
Hikima Health: A Mobile Health Data System for Use in Emergency Care of Refugee PatientsSenan Ebrahim, PhD
Cultivating Research Team Relationships by Creating a Culture of Managing UpNicholas Giordano, MA
Telestroke: an added value to emergency medicine?Gregory Garra
Shona Elliott
Gabrielle Garra
A Novel Metric for Identifying Naloxone Distribution from the ED in High-Risk PatientsManuel Celedon MD
Zahir Basrai MD
Jonie Hsiao MD
Neil Patel MD
Chad Kay BS
Michael Harvey PharmD
Melissa Christopher PharmD
Overcoming the Challenges of Teaching Quality Improvement to ResidentsNathaniel Scott, MD
Glenn Paetow, MD, MACM
Pediatric Procedural Sedation:How to use Evidence-based Medicine to Support Practice ChangeCorrie E. Chumpitazi, MD, MS
Michael D. Mallory, MD, MPH
Mark G. Roback, MD
Surveying Resilency and Burnout Among Emergency Medicine Residency PhysiciansJay Gopal, BS
William Wallach, BS
Jason Wilson, MD, MA

SAEM19 Operations/Quality Improvement

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SAEM19 Presentation Titles

Presenting Authors

Best Evidence in Telehealth in Emergency Medicine (Telehealth Interest Group Sponsored)Emily Hayden, MD, MHPE
Judd Hollander, MD
Nicholas Mohr, MD, MS
Jonathan Fisher, MD, MPH
Kristin Rising, MD, MS
Building and Leading an Opioid Stewardship Program From the Emergency Department to the HospitalJeanmarie Perrone, MD
Lewis Nelson, MD
Scott Weiner, MD, MP
Building Leadership Skills: Consider a Positive AngleMichele Carney, MD
Sally Santen, MD, PhD
Robin R. Hemphill, MD, MPH
Ambrosya Amlong, C-TAGME
Rama Salhi, MD, MHS
Stephen J. Cico, MD, MEd
Meg Wolff, MD, MHPE
Sheryl L. Heron, MD, MPH

Clearing Up the Confusion: Emergency Department Management of Glasgow Coma Score 15 Brain Bleeds

Pierre Borczuk, MD
Debbie Madhok, MD
Kiersten Gurley, MD
Peter Pruitt, MD
Tracy Madsen, MD, ScM
Maya Babu, MD, MBA

Death and Dying in the Emergency Department: Quality Improvement for Patients, Family, and StaffWilliam F. Bond, MD, MS
Maureen Gang, MD
Paul L. DeSandre, DO
Helen Kurczynski, MDiv, BCC
Dissolving the Magic and Mystery of Agitation in the Emergency DepartmentKaren Lommel, DO, MHA, MS
Distracted: Five Ways to Minimize Interruptions During Your ShiftMelissa Smith, MD
Downstairs, Upstairs, and Beyond: Conducting Transdisciplinary Research at the Emergency Department Intensive Care Unit InterfaceKusum Mathews, MD, MPH, MSCR
Peter Hou
Thomas Terndrup, MD
Ani Aydin, MD
Mahshid Abir, MD
Emergency Care Quality Imaging Benchmarks in a Statewide Collaborative: Estimated Excess and Associated Spending

Keith E. Kocher, MD, MPH
Rajan Arora, MD
Benjamin S. Bassin, MD
Lee S. Benjamin, MD
Michaelina Bolton, MD
Blaine J. Dennis, MD
Jason J. Ham, MB BCh, BAO
Seth S. Krupp, MD
Kelly A. Levasseur, DO
Michelle L. Macy, MD, MS
Brian J. O'Neil, MD
James M. Pribble, MD
Robert L. Sherwin, MD
Nicole S. Sroufe, MD, MPH
Bradley J. Uren, MD
Michele M. Nypaver, MD
Jody Vogel, MD

Emergency Department Patient Experience: High-Yield Interventions That WorkJonathan D. Sonis, MD
Emily Aaronson, MD, MPH
Benjamin White, MD
Emergency Department Shift Briefing Checklist Tool: An Innovation in Team Communication and Patient SafetyMohsen Saidinejad, MD, MBA
Andrea Wu, MD, MMM
Everything You Need to Know About Hospital Communication You Learned From "The Princess Bride"Daniel Overbeek, MD
Faculty Life in Academic Emergency Medicine: How Do You Compare to Your Peers? Salary and Academic Benchmarks for the Academic Medical Center Faculty PracticeGregory A. Volturo, MD
Geriatric Emergency Department Wisdom: Incorporating Medics Into Aging-Friendly CareJill Huded, MD

Hiding in Plain Sight: Research Opportunities for Emergency Care Researchers in the Veterans Health Administration

Michael Ward, MD, PhD, MBA
Candace McNaughton, MD, PhD, MPH
Anita Vashi, MD, MPH, MHS
Comilla Sasson, MD, PhD

How Many Docs Does It Take to Clear the Waiting Room? Using Queueing Theory to Staff Your Emergency Department (Operations Interest Group Sponsored)

Joshua Joseph, MD, MS, MBE

How to Use Clinical Event Debriefing to Improve Team Performance, Clinical Systems, and WellnessShannon McNamara, MD
Amish Aghera, MD 
Jessica Leifer, MD
Maria-Pamela Janairo, MD
Annemarie Cardell, MD
Christopher Strother, MD
Christina Hajicharalambous, DO
Michael Lamberta, MD, FAAEM
'I Have An Idea': A Primer on Medical Technology InnovationAndra Blomkalns, MD, MBA
Jeremy Ackerman, MD, PhD
Lancet Countdown Brief: Emergency Medicine Leadership Perspectives on Climate Change and Health (Climate Change and Health Interest Group Sponsored)Renee Salas, MD, MPH, MS
Jeremy Hess, MD, MPH
Andra Blomkalns, MD, MBA
Katherine Heilpern, MD
James McCarthy, MD
Jeremiah Schuur, MD, MH

Measuring Quality Improvement in Geriatric Emergency Care (AGEM Sponsored

Ula Hwang, MD, MPH
Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc
Christopher Carpenter, MD, MS
Myth Busters: What Are Your Risks Working With Advanced Practice Providers? (Advanced Practice Provider Medical Directors Interest Group Sponsored)Elizabeth Temin, MD, MPH
Sharon Chekijian, MD, MPH
Tala Elia, MD
Questions About Questions? Designing Surveys for Research and Education That Reviewers Won’t RidiculeMichael Cole, MD
William Peterson, MD
Rama Salhi, MD, MHS
Carmel Salhi, ScD
Daphne Morrison-Ponce, MD
Scaling Emergency Department Clinical Operations Interventions: Four Health System Case Studies (Operations Interest Group Sponsored)Maame Yaa Yiadom, MD, MPH, MSCI
Seth Podolsky, MD, MS
Angela Mills, MD
Charissa Pacella, MD
John Burton, MD
James J. Augustine, MD
Sex and Race Differences in Safety and Effectiveness of a Chest Pain-Accelerated Diagnostic Protocol

Nella W. Hendley, MA
Kristin M. Lenoir, MPH
Anna C. Snavely, PhD
Jason P. Stopyra, MD
David M. Herrington, MD MHS
Brian J. Wells, MD, PhD
Brian C. Hiestand, MD, MPH
Chadwick D. Miller, MD, MS
Simon A. Mahler, MD, MS
Judy Vogel, MD

Telehealth in Emergency Medicine: The Current and Future State (Telehealth Interest Group Sponsored)

Emilt Hayden, MD, MHPE
Judd Hollander, MD
Claritza Rios, MD
Neel Naik, MD
Aditi Joshi, MD, MSc
Peter Greenwald, MD, MS
The Sexual Assault Forensic Exam—A Collaborative, Standardized Patient Educational Approach

Lauren Hudak, MD, MPH
Trisha Sheridan, DNP, WHNP-B
Gretchen Weiss
John Patka, PharmD, BCPS
Jullian Beau, MD

Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right: A New Perspective on Variation in Emergency CarePeter Smulowitz, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Schoenfeld, MD, MS
Michelle Lin, MD, MPH, MS
Jeremiah Schuur, MD, MHS
Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS
What Is Your Code Status? Yikes, Did You Just Say That to a Patient?Colleen Marie McQuown, MD
When Worlds Collide: Mentoring Residents Through The Maze of Hospital Metrics

Jay Ladde, MD

SAEM18 Operations/Quality Improvement

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SAEM18 Presentation Titles

Presenting Authors

The Agitated and Combative Older Patient in the Emergency Department: Management Strategies and Potential Pitfalls (AGEM Sponsored)Alexander Lo, MD, PhD
Maura Kennedy, MD, MPH
Michael LaMantia, MD, MPH
Antibiotic Stewardship: A New Frontier for ED Quality ImprovementMichael Pulia, MD, MS
Larissa May, MD, MS, MSPH
Rakesh D. Mistry, MD, MS
Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, MSHS
Applying Systems Engineering to Improve ED Patient ExperienceJonathan D. Sonis, MD
Benjamin A. White, MD
Beyond meaningful use: Patient portals and their role in emergency department (ED) quality outcomes and patient experienceRoss J. Fleischman, MD, MCR
Mohsen Saidinejad, MD, MBA
Bounce Backs: How to Reduce Unexpected Return Visits to the Emergency DepartmentDavid Zodda, MD, FACEP
Bridging the Gap and Strengthening Our Community - Building Our Understanding of Microaggressions, Implicit Bias and Cultural HumilityCortlyn Brown, MD
Rosny Daniel, MD
Starr Knight, MD
Building an Academic Career While Living on the Edge: The Emergency Department Intensivist AdministratorJarone Lee, MD, MPH
Imoigele P. Aisiku, MD, MBA
John E. Arbo, MD
Jason Cohen, DO
Kyle J. Gunnerson, MD
Susan R. Wilcox, MD

Building bridges at the ED-ICU interface: Models of care for the boarding critically ill patient

Kusum S. Mathews, MD, MPH, MSCR
Imoigele P. Aisiku, MD, MBA
Benjamin Bassin, MD
Kyle J. Gunnerson, MD
Jay Menaker, MD
Charles Wira, MD
Building Leadership Skills: Consider a Positive AngleMichele Carney, MD
Sally A. Santen, MD, PhD
Ambrosya Amlong, C-TAGME
Sheryl Heron, MD, MPH
Robin Hemphill, MD, MPH
Michele Nypaver, MD
Building Towards the Future: Key Operational and Architectural Considerations for Your Next ED Design or RenovationBenjamin Bassin, MD
Developing an infrastructure for EMS/Prehospital researchPaul R. Banerjee, DO

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Emergency Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Practice (ADIEM Sponsored)
Diversity in EM Training

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Emergency Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Practice (ADIEM Sponsored)
Cultural Competency and the Deaf Patient

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Emergency Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Practice (ADIEM Sponsored)
Welcome and Session Introduction

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Emergency Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Practice (ADIEM Sponsored)
Ethics and Practical Challenges of D and I Implementation

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Emergency Medicine Research, Education, and Clinical Practice (ADIEM Sponsored)
Social Justice in Medicine: Advocating for Necessary Change in Curricula and Institutional Environments

Ava Pierce, MD
Elizabeth Samuels, MD, MPH
Joel Moll, MD
Dowin Boatright, MD, MBA, MHS
Pooja Agrawal, MD, MPH
Aasim I. Padela, MD, MSc
Jason Rotoli, MD
Jeffrey Druck
David Duong, MD, MS
Tehreem Rehman, MPH
Alden M. Landry, MD, MPH

Getting to Yes: The Art of Negotiation
Part One

Getting to Yes: The Art of Negotiation
Part Two

Brice Rolston, Jr., MD, MBA
William Peterson, MD
How Do You Compare? Performance Benchmarks for Academic Medical Center Emergency Department Operations (AAAEM Sponsored)James Scheulen, PA, MBA
Cathi Harbertson
Gregory M. Archual, MBA
Greg Volturo, MD
Improving the Safety of High-risk Interhospital Transfer: A Road Map for Researchers and AdministratorsJohn Sather, MD
Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS

Integration of Advanced Practice Providers (including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) into Academic Emergency Departments 
Part Two

Integration of Advanced Practice Providers (including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) into Academic Emergency Departments
Part One

Integration of Advanced Practice Providers (including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) into Academic Emergency Departments
Part Three

Integration of Advanced Practice Providers (including Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) into Academic Emergency Departments
Integration of AP/APRNs Into Academic Emergency Medicine

Elizabeth Temin, MD, MPH
Tala Elia, MD
James Monti, MD
Sharon Chekijian, MD
Measuring Diagnostic Error in the Emergency Department: We can't fix it if we don't know if it's brokenJohn Sather, MD
Richard Andrew Taylor, MD, MHS